Originally posted on Around Citi  |  Last updated 6/25/13
David Wright has been quietly having another very good season with the New York Mets. The quiet nature of Wright’s season has to do with the Mets overall poor performance on the diamond this year, but it’s not that he has been bad. Oftentimes, it has taken contributions from one or both of David Wright and Daniel Murphy to muster a good offensive output for the Amazin’s. Over the last month, opposing pitchers may as well have been throwing beach balls to Captain America. The discrepancy there is that the Mets have won their last two series (the first time since the first two series of the season), they’ve won six of the last nine games, and with all of that going on, Murphy has actually been in a pretty bad slump.  In the month of June he has had an average of .195, and has been only getting on base one in every four plate-appearances.  The one thing Murphy cranks out more than most players in the league, doubles, have also been hard to come by as he only has two in 20 games this month.
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